The Jordan Lynch era could be coming to an end with the Bears.
The Bears have placed Lynch on waivers.
#Bears have informed local product and NIU standout Jordan Lynch he will be placed on waivers.— Brad Biggs (@BradBiggs) August 29, 2014
However, Lynch could still return to the Bears as a member of their 10-man practice squad if he's not claimed by another team over the next 24 hours.
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After converting from quarterback to running back, the former Northern Illinois star and 2013 Heisman Trophy finalist appeared in two preseason games with Chicago, registering 42 rushing yards on 13 carries.
“I made the most of my opportunities,” Lynch said following Thursday's preseason finale. “I got a lot of reps on special teams and that’s something new to me. It’s the second time I got reps on special teams in the preseason and I thought I did well.”